Do you remember how we use the paper maps to find the way when travelling in the past? It’s perfect for most tourists like me and you, right? Now, we are using mobile phones with GPS or GPS devices to find the way we want to go, left the paper maps behind and mostly a thing of the past.
Alongside with big maps services like Google Maps, Apple Maps or Here Maps from Nokia that required you must have mobile data to use, there are a lot of alternatives and mixed between the better and worse ones. So, we have picked out best Android GPS and navigation apps, here is the list of apps that you can use both online and offline on your Android devices:
Waze Social GPS Maps & Traffic
It’s a free Navigation app that comes with a very nice interface and one of the most popular GPS navigation apps on the Google Play Store. You can also report police traps, road closures and accidents for the Waze community. The app is also showing you the cheapest gas stations on your road, great? Visit here to download Waze GPS Maps app.
Maps.Me – Offline Map & Routing
In the past, if you want to use Maps.Me, it will cost you $4.99 on the Google Play Store. But now the price tag was removed and the app is free. If you have not installed this app already, I highly recommend it. The Maps.Me is one of the best Android map apps available, a very simple and clear user interface, and also works offline as well as many locations that you may interest like ATM machines, subway stations, petrol stations, and so on. Visit here to download Maps.Me.
Navmii GPS World (Navfree)
This GPS app supports for voice navigation, offline search and a neat interface. It provides great HD maps for over 30 countries and integrated with Google Street View and Foursquare. The Navmii GPS app also includes real-time traffic information, community map reports and OSM maps which can be used offline. Visit here to download Navmii GPS World (Navfree).
GPS Navigation & Maps Sygic
Sygic is a TomTom-powered app and one of the most popular offline navigation apps on Google’s Android platform. It offers HD maps for most countries in the world, and still updating with more maps. The app is offering many maps for free, but if you want to use extra premium features like regular updates, live traffic information, and extra navigation voices, you need to make the payment. Visit here to download the Sygic.
MapFactor: GPS Navigation
MapFactor is the best offline GPS navigation and maps app because it uses OpenStreetMaps (OSM) map data that installed on your device. So you do not need any kind of internet connection to use it. Visit here to download MapFactor.
Have I missed any other great apps? Let me know and I will update the list. Right now, I hope this list can help you to pick the right GPS app for your Android device.